Cauliflower Chorizo Tacos


Cauliflower meets Mexican with chorizo, beans, and jalapeno. Finish the tacos with a squeeze of lime.

Cauliflower Chorizo Tacos
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
35 mins
8 tacos


  • 14 - 16 ounce uncooked chorizo sausage

  • 1 medium head cauliflower (2 pounds), cut into florets (about 4 1/2 cups)

  • 8 6 inch corn tortillas, warmed*

  • 1 cup canned refried beans, warmed**

  • Fresh or pickled jalapeño pepper slices, crumbled queso fresco, chopped green onions, and/or lime wedges


  1. In a very large skillet brown chorizo. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Add cauliflower to skillet and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Return chorizo to skillet and warm through.

  2. Spread each tortilla with some of the beans. Divide cauliflower mixture among tortillas. Top with jalapeno, cheese, and onions and serve with lime wedges.


Stack tortillas and wrap in foil. Heat in a 350°F oven for 10 minutes.


Place refried beans in a bowl. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on high (100% power) for 1 minute or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

641 Calories
42g Fat
34g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 641
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 54%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 1539mg 67%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 67.4mg 337%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 965mg 21%
Folate, total 77.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.8mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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